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California, West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:25 PM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 23, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 am PST Monday...

* timing... heavy snow and strong gusty winds return late tonight
and continue into early Monday.

* Locations... Interstate 80 over Donner Pass, Highway 50 over
Echo Summit, Highway 88 over Carson Pass and Lassen Volcanic
National Park.

* Snow accumulations... 2 to 4 feet of snow above 4000 feet with
6 to 12 inches down to around 3000 feet. Local accumulations
up to 6 feet possible across the higher elevations. Snowfall
rates of 2 inches or more an hour at times late tonight and Sunday.

* Main impacts... snow covered roads with chain controls and
white out conditions. Road closures possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


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Alabama - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , High Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Dense Fog Advisory
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Coastal Flood Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , High Wind Watch, Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , High Wind Warning, Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Dense Fog Advisory , High Wind Warning, Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - High Surf Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory, Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , High Wind Warning, Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Carolina - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Tennessee - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
- Marine Fog Advisory

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